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East Grand Forks Campus Thief River Falls Campus
2022 Central Avenue NE
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
1101 Highway One East
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
Aerospace Site Roseau Site
13892 Airport Drive
Thief River Falls, MN 56701
121 Center St E. Suite 200
Roseau, MN 56751
The Northland Community & Technical College Fact Book provides general statistical and
descriptive information about the college which may be useful to those engaged in planning,
assessment, preparing reports, writing grant proposals or other endeavors within the college.
The Fact Book is a reference tool that provides a picture of Northland for fiscal year 2016 by using
fall 2015 data, along with historical trend data. While not all available data has been gathered,
the data accurately represents the major areas of the college.
Data may differ from other college and state reports. Such variances result from source of
information used, the date on which the report was generated or the reporting period included
in the data. Trends should be tracked using identical data sources over time.
Data reflects student enrollment by either full-year equivalent (FYE), full-time equivalent (FTE), or
Student Full-Year Equivalent
A full-time enrollment equivalent for a year – total credits taken by all students over the academic year
divided by 30 (the number of credits considered to be a full-time course load over the duration of the
Student Full-Time Equivalent
Student full-time equivalent for a semester – total credits taken during the semester for all students
divided by 15.
For this purpose, the headcount is the actual number of students enrolled at the 30th day of Fall
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Northland Community & Technical College Mission and Vision
Northland Community & Technical College is dedicated to creating a quality learning
environment for all learners through partnership with students, communities, businesses, and
other educational institutions.
Northland Community & Technical College will be widely recognized as a progressive leader in
community and technical college education, responsive to the needs of our learners through the
use of partnerships, innovation, and technology.
INSTITUTIONAL LEARNER OUTCOMES
1. Communication Skills. Students will be able to communicate effectively with a
variety of audiences using verbal, non-verbal, listening, writing, interpersonal, and
2. Critical Thinking Skills. Students will be able to separate fact and opinion,
recognize distinct points of view, and analyze and evaluate information, including
mathematical information. Students will be able to acknowledge diverse values,
and employ creativity and effective problem-solving skills in a variety of situations.
Students will be able to understand implications and consequences of decision-
3. Global and Civic Responsibility. Students will be able to interact in ways that
exhibit a sense of community and be sensitive to issues of cultural and global
diversity, and understand the importance of exercising civic responsibility on local,
regional, and national levels. Students will understand and respect the need to
give service to others. Students will respect and care for our natural environment.
4. Information and Applied Technology. Students will be able to access and
analyze appropriate information and/or resources using technology to solve
5. Personal Development. Students will develop professional attitudes and habits
of punctuality, honesty, respect, accountability, leadership, professional and
personal integrity, and self-directedness while contributing to personal and group
Northland Community and Technical College has maintained accreditation by the Higher
Learning Commission of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org) since 1976.